A new type of speech therapy may improve the verbal abilities of children with autism who speak few or no words.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Efforts to ease the symptoms of autism are beginning to ramp up, with promising candidates in various stages of testing.
It is not a matter of whether there will be clinical trials of genetic therapy for Angelman syndrome, but when.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has made it legal for doctors to prescribe an epilepsy drug derived from marijuana. But all other compounds derived from marijuana remain under tight restrictions.
Compounds that mimic a cancer drug restore expression of the key gene mutated in Angelman syndrome, a condition related to autism.
The active ingredient in the drug popularly known as ecstasy eases social anxiety in people with autism.